Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Oenothera primiveris Gray subsp. primiveris
(Early Evening Primrose)
Lavauxia primiveris (Gray) Small
Oenothera primiveris is a lower elevation caespitose annual. The leaves are villous and oblanceolate. The petals
are yellow. Oenothera primiveris is found in dry hills and at lower elevation. It blooms very early in the season.
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Oenothera primiveris, photo Russ Kleinman & Richard Felger, Burro Mtns., Engineer Canyon, Apr. 12, 2008
Oenothera primiveris, photo Russ Kleinman, Mel Moe, Leith Young, Charles Holmes & Richard Felger, Peloncillo Mtns. near Rodeo, March 12, 2010
Oenothera primiveris, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., CF Canyon, April 5, 2010
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